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Office of Service Learning

Online Service-Learning

Connecting students with the communities that surround them is the fundamental mission of the MU Office of Service-Learning. With the help from Mizzou Online, the MU Office of Service-Learning will expand their mission to online students during the 2019 Summer…

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Creating Connections through Service

In September, administrators from Eastern International University (EIU) in Thủ Dầu Một, Vietnam visited the University of Missouri. The MU Office of Service-Learning worked with EIU during the summer of 2018 on the MU Global Service Micro-Enterprise Research Project in…

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Service that Empowers

In June, staff from the MU Office of Service-Learning, students and faculty spent time in Cu Chi, studying the impacts microloans had on recipients.

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Business Opportunities

In 2008, the MU Office of Service-Learning established a relationship with the Trulaske College of Business through which students are paired with non-profit organizations, giving them a chance to learn while serving their community. This provides students a look at another side of business, a side they may not have previously considered.

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A New View of Living in Poverty

Earlier this semester, MU Community Engagement Project (MUCEP) students took the time to reflect on the lives of those living in poverty by putting themselves in someone else’s shoes.

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MU Serves MO

The MU Office of Service-Learning has been serving Missouri since 1995 and each year, the amount of service grows. In the past 10 years, more than 1,706,400 hours have been served by MU students, generating an economic impact of more than $37,115,000 to the state of Missouri.

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Impactful Support

During her final semester at the University of Missouri, recent graduate Mallory Schoeppach followed her passion for service by supporting survivors of human trafficking. The experience helped her decide exactly what she wanted to do after graduation.

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Crafting Her Service Experience

From Jefferson City, Missouri, to Vietnam, graduate student Ali Bonner has traveled to several locations around the world through MU’s Office of Service-Learning.

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Learning by Serving

Matt Bourke is making a name for himself on the Mizzou campus. He has also extended his reach beyond campus, volunteering with the non-profit organization Worley Street Roundtable, where he is the marketing intern, meaning his new responsibility is to make a name for Worley Street Roundtable.

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Talking with Legislators

The MU Office of Service-Learning hosted a Missouri Government Roundtable with a panel of six Missouri legislators—Sen. Caleb Rowden, Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, Rep. Kip Kendrick, Rep. Martha Stevens, Rep. Chuck Bayse and Rep. Sarah Walsh—to allow students to become civically engaged.

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Passionate About Service

Through the MU Office of Service-Learning, Global Service students cross boarders and oceans to serve around the world. One of the service locations is in the community of Cape Coast, Ghana.

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Life in the Political Arena

MU alumni Kyler Cliffman and Hannah Cleeton are both field representatives in Columbia for members of the United States Congress. How did they get there? For both of them, it started with the Civic Leaders Internship Program (CLIP) and the MU Office of Service-Learning.

International Women's Day

Students and leaders come together to celebrate International Women's Day

This year, the Office of Service-Learning celebrated International Women’s Day — Wednesday, March 8 — with the 2nd Annual Sue Shear Fellows Women’s Leadership Roundtable.

Costa Rica Global Service

Winter Global Service in Costa Rica

Sarah Wascisin pictured on right When sophomore Sarah Wascisin signed up for the Office of Service Learning’s global service winter break trip to Costa Rica trip, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. She…

Aisha Krishnan reintroduces BeAWARE program @ Centro Latino de Salud

Growing up as an only child, sophomore Aisha Krishnan has spent most of her life around adults. This may be the reason she has always had such a strong desire to spend her career working with kids. Double majoring in…